ChamberConnect - Jay County Chamber of Commerce
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October 30, 2015
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Proudly serving Jay County and the communities of
Bryant, Dunkirk, Pennville, Portland, Redkey and Salamonia.
Nov. 19 - Christmas at the Courthouse: Holiday Concert,
Community Sing, Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree,
and Festival of Trees
Nov. 20 - Arts Place Benefit Auction
Nov. 21 - Kids Breakfast & Karnival with MY MINION
FRIENDS; Free Movie at the Ritz Theatre “The PEANUTS Movie;” Free Carriage Rides;
Little Miss WinterFest; Laura Ingalls’ Christmas Memories
at Jay County Public Library; and Parade of Lights.
Nov. 22 - Holiday Home Tour
Entry forms for Festival of Trees, Little Miss WinterFest
and Parade of Lights are available at the Chamber
office. Tickets for the Kids Breakfast are also available.
Only 600 tickets will be sold so get yours early!
Jay County Hospital
PROGRAM: Cliff Moser - Jay
County Veterans Affairs Office
General Customer Service: 800-366-8201
December 9 7:30 am
West Jay Community Center
business in the
for only $25
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Jeanne Houchins, President
John Boggs, Vice President
Beth Davidson, Secretary
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118 S. Meridian St
Dean Sanders, Exec. Director
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WinterFest Major Sponsors
Bollenbacher & Associates
Meridian Health Services
Tarter Realty, Auction & Appraisal Co.
RURAL AMERICA FARM & GARDEN EXPO
The Jay County Chamber of Commerce will hold the inaugural
Rural America Farm & Garden Expo on
September 7-9, 2016 at the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland.
FARM & GARDEN
So what’s included in the Rural America Farm & Garden Expo?
*Field & Livestock Demonstrations
*Farm & Garden Vendors
*Farm, Garden & Educational Seminars
*Health & Wellness
*Farm to Fork Program & Dinner
*Active Participation by the FFA & 4H
*And, much more!
Interested in becoming a sponsor, vendor or volunteer?
Contact the Jay County Chamber of Commerce for more information.
260-726-4481 or email: [email protected]
JAY COUNTY COMMUNITY AWARDS
Who is making a difference in your community?
Jay County Community Awards will be given in the following eight categories:
Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Dunkirk Community Award, Industry of the Year,
Innovator of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year,
Young Professional of the Year.
The finalists will be announced at the Annual Meeting in January 2016 and winners will be determined
by voting from the membership of the Chamber.
The deadline to submit nominations will be December 11 by noon.
Nomination forms are available on our website www.jaycountychamber.com or at the Chamber office.
If there are any questions or if more information is necessary, contact the Chamber via email at
[email protected] or call 260-726-4481.
MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS FOR 2015
Attached is a list of Chamber members who have already renewed their
membership for 2015 and are members in good standing.
2015 has been another great year for the Jay County Chamber of Commerce.
Your continued membership is critical to our collective efforts to enhance our local economy
and the well-being of Jay County. (see attached)
WELCOME T O OUR NEWES T MEMB ER S
Briskets & Butts BBQ Supply
Traeger Wood Pellet Grills
432 Wind Ridge Drive, Berne
Contact: Crystal Jellison
110 S. Meridian St., Portland
Contact: Steve Zielinski, J.B. Goodrich
Affolder Implement Sales
Harmony Café & Studio
Fire & Brimstone Pizza & Catering
Catering, Dance Instruction
6704 S US Highway 27, Berne
Contact: Pamela Werst
John & Gretchen Young
Bearcreek Township Trustee
102 E. Elm St., Bryant
Contact: Katina Miller
121 N. Meridian St., Portland
Contact: David Fennig
102 West High St., Redkey
Contact: Bert Quakenbush
Jay County Fair Association
PO Box 328, Portland
Contact: Rob Weaver
Harvest Land Co-op
Agri Business Products and Services Arm’s Auto Body
980 E State Road 67, Bryant
Auto Body Repair and Painting
Contact: Allen Bollenbacher
Jay County Scout Facility
Training & Education
4681 S Waste Management Drive
260-726-5326 or 260-726-5511
Contact: David Nixon, Gary Maitlen
Lawn & Landscape Maintenance
321 S. Jefferson St., Montpelier
765-728-8058 or 866-472-7702
Contact: Troy Batten
801 N. Wayne St., Portland
Contact: Mike Blowers
PRO Mechanical Industrial Contractors
6889 W 400 N, Pennville
Contact: Larry Beeks